BSD's Most Read Sewing Articles of 2017

As we look back on the last year, we like to peek at the most read sewing articles that we've produced. Maybe you've read them. Maybe you haven't. But we thought we'd share them with you. Maybe you missed a gem you needed. Either way, you can look back on these fond memories with us. And maybe learn something new in the process! So here are the top 7 articles from 2017.

BSD's Most Read Sewing Articles of 2017 Pin for Later!

7. Fun Uses for Seemingly Useless Scraps

Fun Uses for Seemingly Useless Scraps ~ Great pin for scrap ideas!

See some of our favorite quick and easy scrap-busting ideas! You never know what you might find or learn in the process!

6. The Don'ts of Pattern Testing

The Don'ts of Pattern Testing~ Pin for an amusing read!

This tongue-in-cheek article took a dive into the world of pattern testing. It's a great amusing read for how not to be a good pattern tester. I must admit, it was very fun to write too!

5. 8 Specialty Feet That Will Change Your Life

8 Specialty Feet That Will Change Your Life ~ Pin to read later!

So much useful information here! Most important to remember: DO NOT be afraid of specialty feet! Thay are your friends and here to help you! Read this article to find out which are the most used feet and why they are so awesome!

4. Top 10 Knit Fabrics For Garment Sewing

Top 10 Knit Fabrics for Garment Sewing ~ Handy Pin for Future Reference!

Confused about knits? This handy little guide will tell you about popular knit types and some of the best projects to use them for! We got a lot of requests for this one in our group, so we brought it to you!

3. Lose Your Sewing Weight: Grade Your Seams

Lose Your Sewing Weight: Grade Your Seams Pin for Later!

This post was SUCH a handy tool for reducing the bulk you can get in seams. Especially when you're dealing with a lot of layers. Check out this article for help with reducing your bulk.

2. 12 More Bad Sewing Habits You Need to Quit Doing

12 More Bad Sewing Habits You Need To Quit Doing - So guilty of number 5!

There are a lot of things you shouldn't do as a seamstress. Things that are just poor time management to things that are downright dangerous. This is a list of a few of those things and why they are a no-no.

And our MOST read article of the year.... *insert drum-roll here*

1. Know Your Needles

Know Your Needles (And the Fabrics They Go With) - The unclose photos of the needles really show there is a difference! Must pin this for future reference.

One of our more informative articles, I think. This one goes over a few of the most used needle types out there and which types of fabric and projects they are good for.


If you can think of any of our posts that you especially enjoyed that didn't make the list, please share them in the comments below! And as always, feel free to join our Facebook group for fun, giveaways, sharing, and help! We'd LOVE to have you!
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These were super helpful. Thanks!


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